Fresne Prison, 1940: A former maid at a luxury villa on the Riviera, Margot Bisset finds herself in a prison cell with writer and French Resistance fighter Joséphine Murant. Together, they are transferred to a work camp in Germany for four years, where the secrets they share will bind them for generations to come...Paris, around about now: Evie Black lives in Paris with her teenage son, Hugo, above her botanical bookshop, La Maison Rustique. Life would be so sweet if only Evie were not mourning the great love of her life.
France -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945 -- Fiction.
Man-woman relationships -- Fiction.
Paris (France) -- Fiction.
Prisoners of war -- Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- France -- Fiction.